[svnbook] r4052 committed - * en/book/ch09-reference.xml...

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Revision: 4052
Author:   cmpilato at gmail.com
Date:     Tue Aug 30 08:33:17 2011
Log:      * en/book/ch09-reference.xml
   Note that 'svn update --set-depth' is the primary way that sparse
   directories are managed, and point to that book section.



--- /trunk/en/book/ch09-reference.xml	Tue Aug 30 08:31:33 2011
+++ /trunk/en/book/ch09-reference.xml	Tue Aug 30 08:33:17 2011
@@ -5695,6 +5695,16 @@
                cat</command> instead—it won't change your working
+          <para><command>svn update</command> is also the primary
+            mechanism used to configure sparse working copies.  When
+            used with the <option>--set-depth</option>, the update
+            operation will omit or reenlist individual working copy
+            members by modifying their recorded ambient depth to the
+            depth you specify (fetching information from the
+            repository as necessary).  See
+            <xref linkend="svn.advanced.sparsedirs" /> for more about
+            sparse directories.</para>

            <para>You can update multiple targets with a single
              invocation, and Subversion will not only gracefully skip

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